Peter Smith

Peter Smith


Fr. Peter Smith has been the Rector at Living Faith Anglican Church in Tempe, Arizona, since September 2017. He and his wife, Kristie, have been married since 2009 and have two children: Cohen (2013) and Hannah (2015). He is a graduate of Beeson Divinity School, where he received an M.Div. with a Certificate in Anglican Studies. He was ordained as an Anglican presbyter in 2014 and served for three and a half years as the Assistant Pastor at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Birmingham, Alabama. As a pastor, Peter is passionate about preaching and teaching, sharing the sacraments, discipling, shepherding, and living on mission for Christ. In his free time, Peter enjoys good conversation, craft beverages, being outside, riding his scooter, playing with a ball of any kind, and spending time with his family.

Ash Wednesday, A Collect Reflection

Posted on February 13, 2018

This post is part of a series on the Collects of the Christian Year (ACNA), called “Collect Reflections.” If you’re just jumping in, make sure to check out the introductory post, “Announcing Collect Reflections.” All Collect Reflection posts can be found here. Ash Wednesday Almighty and everlasting God, you hate nothing you have made and forgive the…